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Scheduled Service Change: Patching firmware on network switches and routers in CIT data centers

Event:
2018-08-12 05:00:00
Expected Duration:
2018-08-12 07:00:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
CIT data center routine maintenance to patch firmware on network switches in the CIT data centers. This will impact both CIT and co-location customers.
User Impact:
Single-attached servers will see a 5-minute outage as the switch they are attached to is rebooted. Servers redundantly attached to both tier 1 and tier 2 should ride out the reboots without losing connectivity.
Services Affected:
Network
Subsites Affected:
Wired Network (Faculty and Staff)
Full Description:
On Sunday, August 12, between 5:00am and 7:00am, CIT Network Engineering will upgrade the firmware on all switches in the CIT data centers. This maintenance will impact both CIT and co-location customers. Single-attached servers will see a 5-minute outage as the switch they are attached to is rebooted. Servers redundantly attached to both tier 1 and tier 2 should ride out the reboots without losing connectivity.
CIT TDX ID:
CRQ000001027414



Timeline of Changes

Description Current Status Date Time
On Sunday, August 12, between 5:00am and 7:00am, CIT Network Engineering will upgrade the firmware on all switches in the CIT data centers. This maintenance will impact both CIT and co-location customers. Single-attached servers will see a 5-minute outage as the switch they are attached to is rebooted. Servers redundantly attached to both tier 1 and tier 2 should ride out the reboots without losing connectivity. 2018-08-09 11:09:45